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SSSA in 70 Objects: Linguistic Survey of Scotland: Gaelic grammar materials  TAGS: By Dr Teàrlach Wilson  The first time I ever visited the SSSA, I was being given a tour by my supervisor to-be. I hadn’t officially submitted an application to do …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Photograph of Sorley Maclean and Ian Paterson TAGS: | | | | |     This week saw the 110th anniversary of the birth of Raasay poet Sorley MacLean (26 October 1911 – 24 November 1996) and so today’s blog is a great …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Filling the Creative Well: A Tribute to Joan W. Clark TAGS: | | | Manuscript: The Joan Clark Collection Response by: Elaine MacGillivray   Out of a thousand possible options, I have chosen to respond to the manuscript collection of Scottish botanist Joan W. …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Cassette of Annie Arnott Recordings TAGS: |   Recently this object was received back to SSSA. The tape contains several recordings of Gaelic songs performed by Mrs Annie Arnott, of Skye. Born and raised in Linicro, in …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects “Too Principled, Too Honest” Thomas Ferguson Rodger, Professor of Psychological Medicine Response by: Dr Sarah Phelan Recording: Interviews relating to Thomas Ferguson Rodger (1907-1978), interviewed by Sarah Phelan, Various dates …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Nagra III TAGS: | by Stuart Robinson, AV Technician at SSSA   It was hard to pick a single object from our extensive collection of historic equipment to speak about in this article. I …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: A Seer Saw a Full-Rigged Ship TAGS: | | Response by Gill Russell, Artist   Material from the archives of the  School of Scottish Studies forms a central part of South West by South, An t-Eilean Fada, The Long Island: A Poetic …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Puzzling Black Cats TAGS: | | | Do you suffer from paraskevidekatriaphobia or Mavrogatphobia? Perhaps don’t read on! Today is Friday, 13th August – Friday the Thirteenth! The day, it is said, that is purported to be …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Two Alder Branches TAGS:   Despite this series being called The Archive in 70 Objects, we don’t actually have a great deal of artefact-type objects. We have lots of very interesting collections related to …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: A Superstar TAGS: | Ian MacKenzie: More of a superstar than an object,  but very much SSSA. by Caroline Milligan [i] From dozens of ideas on my ‘What shall I write about for my …Continue reading →

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